Great Performances

In Memoriam: Diahann Carroll

Clip: Season 47 | 1m 7s

GREAT PERFORMANCES mourns the passing of Diahann Carroll, the groundbreaking star of Broadway, film and television. After her film debut in “Carmen Jones” (1954), Carroll made her Broadway debut in “House of Flowers” (1958), winning a Best Actress Tony Award for “No Strings” (1962). She made history with the 1968 television series “Julia.”

Aired: 10/04/19

Rating: NR

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GREAT PERFORMANCES is made possible by The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation, the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Arts Fund, the Irene Diamond Fund, Rosalind P. Walter, the LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, Seton J. Melvin, the Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, The Starr Foundation, the Thea Petschek Iervolino Foundation, Jody and John Arnhold, Ellen and James S. Marcus, The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation, The Agnes Varis Trust, the Lenore Hecht Foundation, The Abra Prentice Foundation, The Lewis “Sonny” Turner Fund for Dance, public television viewers, and PBS.